TEST & MEASUREMENT

Oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, and other technologies for maintaining and trouble-shooting electronics and electro-optics

Embedded instrument for data acquisition and mobile instrumentation introduced by Innovative Integration

Embedded instrument for data acquisition and mobile instrumentation introduced by Innovative Integration

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., 20 Oct. 2014. Innovative Integration in Simi Valley, Calif., is introducing the ePC-Duo user-customizable, turnkey embedded instrument for distributed data acquisition and mobile instrumentation applications.

Australian navy buys L-3 Link flight simulators for EA-18G pilot training and mission rehearsal

Australian navy buys L-3 Link flight simulators for EA-18G pilot training and mission rehearsal

ORLANDO, Fla., 17 Oct. 2014. U.S. Navy simulation and training experts are asking the L-3 Communications Corp. Link Simulation & Training segment in Arlington, Texas, to build simulation, training, and mission rehearsal equipment for Australian navy EA-18G Growler electronic warfare jet aircraft crews.

PC-based USB spectrum analyzers for basic test and measurement routines introduced by Saelig

PC-based USB spectrum analyzers for basic test and measurement routines introduced by Saelig

FAIRPORT, N.Y., 17 Oct. 2014. Saelig Company Inc. in Fairport, N.Y., is introducing TSA range of spectrum analyzers, which are USB-stick-sized miniature RF tools that are PC-connected devices able to perform many basic test and measurement routines.

TEST AND MEASUREMENT: Agilent offers multi-channel PXI-based test solution

Agilent Technologies Inc. in Santa Clara, Calif., is introducing the LTE/LTE-Advanced multi-channel PXI-based test solution to accelerate the setup of multi-channel test system configurations and enable engineers to gain deeper insight into complex carrier aggregation and spatial multiplexing MIMO designs.

TEST AND MEASUREMENT: Navy chooses Textron to provide IED jammer test equipment

U.S. Navy bomb-disposal experts needed test and measurement gear to validate the performance of equipment designed to jam RF and microwave signals intended to detonate improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

Navy scraps prototype laser weapons project for sea-based helicopters

U.S. Navy laser weapons experts say they are scrapping a plan to develop a high-energy laser weapon for manned and unmanned helicopters to perform a variety of military operations at sea.

Cyber security is more pressing than ever, yet U.S. and its allies are just getting started

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 14 Oct. 2014. Cyber warfare and cyber security are hot issues these days in the aerospace and defense electronics business. Cyber security is considered to be one of the few growth areas in the defense business, and the Pentagon is pouring millions of dollars into safeguarding the military from malicious computer hackers.

Air Forces asks Textron to upgrade military AN/USM-670 JSECST flightline test equipment

Air Forces asks Textron to upgrade military AN/USM-670 JSECST flightline test equipment

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga., 14 Oct. 2014. Flightline test experts at Textron Systems Corp. will upgrade the U.S. military AN/USM-670A Joint Service Electronic Combat Systems Tester (JSECST) to resolve severe component obsolescence issues, Air Force officials say.

Navy asks Orbital Sciences to build supersonic target drones for anti-ship missile training

Navy asks Orbital Sciences to build supersonic target drones for anti-ship missile training

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 13 Oct. 2014. Target drone experts at Orbital Sciences Corp. in Chandler, Ariz., are building supersonic target air vehicles for the U.S. Navy to help surface warship crews practice ways to detect and defeat incoming supersonic anti-ship missiles.

Navy awards $2.2 million contract to FLIR to provide IR cameras for military test ranges

Navy awards $2.2 million contract to FLIR to provide IR cameras for military test ranges

CORONA, Calif., 10 Oct. 2014. U.S. Navy surveillance experts are asking FLIR Systems Inc. in Wilsonville, Ore., to provide 25 infrared cameras for weapons practice ranges in the U.S. and Saudi Arabia under terms of a $2.2 million contract announced this week.

TE Connectivity boosts pressure sensor expertise with acquisition of American Sensor Technologies

TE Connectivity boosts pressure sensor expertise with acquisition of American Sensor Technologies

HARRISBURG, Pa., 9 Oct. 2014. Executives of interconnect technology expert TE Connectivity Ltd. in Harrisburg, Pa., are boosting their company's expertise in pressure and position sensing with their acquisition of American Sensor Technologies, Inc. in Budd Lake, N.J.

Interface to add military sensor data acquisition and distribution introduced by NAI

Interface to add military sensor data acquisition and distribution introduced by NAI

BOHEMIA, N.Y., 9 Oct. 2014. North Atlantic Industries (NAI) Inc. in Bohemia, N.Y., is introducing an enhanced Nano Interface Unit (NIU1) to add sensor data acquisition, distribution, and communication interfaces to military and aerospace embedded computers without chassis and backplane redesign.

Air Force chooses Raytheon to build next-generation radar to protect Marines from planes and missiles

Air Force chooses Raytheon to build next-generation radar to protect Marines from planes and missiles

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 8 Oct. 2014. Radar experts at the Raytheon Co. are beginning full-scale development of a portable search radar system intended to detect, identify and track enemy missiles as well as manned and unmanned aircraft.

Flightline technicians need a stronger voice in the test equipment business

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 7 Oct. 2014. The flightline test experts buying and specifying test equipment need to improve their communications with the technicians using that equipment, or risk playing a guessing game that could lead to the wrong choices.

Navy choosing rugged fiber optic cable from TE SubCom to connect subsea instruments

Navy choosing rugged fiber optic cable from TE SubCom to connect subsea instruments

PORT HUENEME, Calif., 6 Oct. 2014. U.S. Navy subsea instrument specialists needed optical fiber-based submarine cable to connect deep ocean measurement instruments to shore monitoring stations. They found their solution from Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications LLC (TE SubCom) in Eatontown, N.J.

Discrete-to-digital sensor IC for commercial and military avionics introduced by Holt

Discrete-to-digital sensor IC for commercial and military avionics introduced by Holt

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., 6 Oct. 2014. Holt Integrated Circuits Inc. in Mission Viejo, Calif., is introducing the HI-8428 discrete-to-digital sensor integrated circuit for a variety of commercial and military avionics applications.

Air Force Research Lab chooses seven companies to take on advanced spectrum warfare work

Air Force Research Lab chooses seven companies to take on advanced spectrum warfare work

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 3 Oct. 2014. U.S. Air Force researchers are choosing seven U.S. defense companies to participate in an adaptive spectrum warfare project to enable U.S. and allied warfighters to control communications, radar, networking, and other crucial systems in the presence of electronic warfare and cyber warfare.

Army taps Quantum Research to build imaging nano-satellites for front-line warfighters

Army taps Quantum Research to build imaging nano-satellites for front-line warfighters

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo., 2 Oct. 2014. U.S. Army strategic reconnaissance experts needed an imaging satellite company to build small satellites to provide deployed warfighters with real-time intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance imagery. They found their solution from Quantum Research International, Inc. in Huntsville, Ala.

AeroVironment joins Northrop Grumman in developing long-endurance maritime UAV for small ships

AeroVironment joins Northrop Grumman in developing long-endurance maritime UAV for small ships

ARLINGTON, Va., 2 Oct. 2014. Unmanned aircraft designers at AeroVironment Inc. in Monrovia, Calif., are moving forward on a program to develop a medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that can launch and recover from relatively small ships for long-term maritime surveillance.

Miniature inertial systems for stabilizing moving vehicular subsystems introduced by SBG

Miniature inertial systems for stabilizing moving vehicular subsystems introduced by SBG

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France, 2 Oct. 2014. SBG Systems s.a.s. in Rueil-Malmaison, France, is introducing the Ellipse series of miniature inertial systems for stabilizing or orientating vehicular subsystems while the vehicle is moving.

Navy nearing end of competition to develop helicopter-based EW to protect ships from missiles

Navy nearing end of competition to develop helicopter-based EW to protect ships from missiles

WASHINGTON, 1 Oct. 2014. U.S. Navy surface-warfare experts will begin deciding next month on a contractor to design and build a helicopter-based long-range electronic warfare (EW) system to counter existing and future advanced anti-ship missiles.

Dual channel A/D-D/A converter engine for EW, SIGINT, and beamforming introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Dual channel A/D-D/A converter engine for EW, SIGINT, and beamforming introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 30 Sept. 2014. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is announcing volume production shipment of the VPX3-530 dual channel A/D converter-D/A converter engine for high-performance electronic warfare (EW), signals intelligence (SIGINT), direction finding, and other applications that require beamforming.

Leidos chosen to participate in DARPA C2E program to develop jam-resistant communications

Leidos chosen to participate in DARPA C2E program to develop jam-resistant communications

CHARLESTON, S.C., 29 Sept 2014. Military communications experts at Leidos Inc. in Reston, Va., will help U.S. defense researchers on an electronic warfare (EW) program to develop jam-resistant communications and difficult-to-detect-communications technology to keep battlefield networks functioning amid a variety of spectrum-warfare threats.

Northrop Grumman moves forward on developing long-endurance maritime UAV for small ships

Northrop Grumman moves forward on developing long-endurance maritime UAV for small ships

ARLINGTON, Va., 29 Sept. 2014. Unmanned aircraft designers at Northrop Grumman Corp. are moving forward on a program to develop a medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that can launch and recover from relatively small ships for long-term maritime surveillance.

Fast logic analysis system for high-end digital test and measurement introduced by Keysight

Fast logic analysis system for high-end digital test and measurement introduced by Keysight

SANTA ROSA, Calif., 26 Sept. 2014. Keysight Technologies Inc. in Santa Rosa, Calif., is introducing the U4154B logic analysis test and measurement system for engineers who work on high-end digital designs, mobile, computing, DDR and LPDDR memory and server applications.

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October 2014
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